Matrix Cam: see yourself inside the Matrix!
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Matrix Vision

Hello from inside the Matrix.

This project livestreams from your webcam to put you inside the Matrix, mapping each raining katakana character to a corresponding pixel brightness / color value.

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Clone this repository and run an HTTP server serving the contents of the folder. Then open up your browser and point it to localhost.

Using Docker

git clone
docker run -v $(pwd)/matrix_vision:/srv -p 2015:2015 abiosoft/caddy

Then open your browser on localhost:2015.


  • Avoid being backlit for best results


This builds on top of a previous project I'd done, which was a reproduction of a 2D digital rain animation: